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Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2007


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Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. every Thursday, The Prospector Hotel.

"YogaFit Stretch" class, 10-11 a.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

"Selecting and Retaining Employees" class, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Sponsored by the Foraker Group. $125 nonpartner, $50 partner. Details: (907) 743-1200.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel Douglas Room. Details: Gary, 789-3757.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Hangar Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Details: 463-3488.

Baby-parent time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.

Dementia Support Group meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Susan, 586-6044.

Pinochle games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Power hour 3-5 p.m.; open lab 3-4 p.m.; skill tech/open lab 5-7 p.m.; sports challenge 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Preparing Employee Manuals" class, 4-6 p.m., REACH, 213 Third St. Sponsored by the Foraker Group. $62 nonpartner, $25 partner. Details: (907) 743-1200.

Al-Anon Family Group Douglas Serenity Seekers meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church. Details: Vicky, 364-2437.

St. Brendan's Galley hot meal, 6 p.m. every Thursday, St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: 789-5152.

English as a second language class, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, The Learning Connection formerly the Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Details: 586-5718.

Childbirth preparation class, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Free. Details: 796-8422.

"From Powerless to Powerful: Prayer that Restores Hope and Heals" workshop on spiritual healing, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall Hickel Room. Details: 364-2468.

"Visiting My Relatives" presentation and demonstration by local artist and weaver Clarissa Hudson, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Free. Details: 586-3572.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. Details: 789-8884.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294.

Outdoor flycasting clinic, 7-9 p.m., Twin Lakes. Sponsored by Raincountry Flyfishers. Details: 586-3424.

Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Offices gym, old Capital School gym. Use Sixth Street entrance. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Narcotics Anonymous "We Do Recover" group, 8-9 p.m., Rainforest Recovery Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Details: 790-4567.

Friday, May 4

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary annual "Spring Strawberry Luncheon" and celebrity thrift store fashion show, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Salvation Army Corps, 439 Willoughby Ave. $10. Details: 586-2136.

Organ concert with J. Allan MacKinnon, noon, State Office Building.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Friday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday, 8825 Mallard St., behind the Nugget Mall. Open noon-7 p.m. on days school is closed or dismissed earlier. Open lab 1-3 p.m.; Lego robotics 3:30-5 p.m.; prize raffle 4 p.m.; Torch Club 4-5 p.m.; movie/tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m.; teen skills lab 5-7 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

"Aquaculture Development in the Central Pacific: Impacts From Pearl Market and Pearl Farm Economic Feasibility Studies" seminar by Dr. Quentin Fong, 3:30 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building room 221. Details: 796-6441.

Pet loss support group, 5-6:30 p.m., call for location. Sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: Ila, 957-6266.

Presentation on what it means to be a lost boy from Sudan by authors of "They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky," 6-7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast Egan library. $10 suggested donation. Sponsored by Sandro and Sharon Lane. Details: Sharon, 209-9925.

Juneau Family Birth Center fundraising gala and silent auction, 6-9 p.m., Silverbow Back Room. $35. Hors D'oeuvres, desserts, silent auction and no host bar. Details: Rose, 586-1203.

Juneau Freewheelers Tee Harbor boat race, 6:30 p.m., Tee Harbor Fire Station. Details:

Water walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Cribbage, 7 p.m. every Friday, Juneau Senior Center. Enter through back door. Details: Ellen, 463-6175.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo,7 p.m. every Friday, 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Cinco de Mayo Festival, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.

Saturday, May 5

Audubon spring migration bird walk, 8 a.m., Radcliffe Road entrance to the Mendenhall Wetlands. Details: Steve, 586-2597.

"Power of Change" workshop on taking charge of menopause, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Vocational Training and Resource Center, 3239 Hospital Drive. $59. Details: Deana, 957-2566.

Adopt-a-Stream program "Spring Stream Clean-up 2007," 9 a.m., Duck Creek Market. Sponsored by Juneau Watershed Partnership. Details: 789-3894.

Community work service project, 9 a.m. every Saturday, Juneau Youth Services, 2075 Jordan Ave. Come dressed for the weather. Details: Charles, 796-4149.

Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet, 9 a.m., University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake parking lot. Details: Glenn, 789-7279.

University of Alaska Southeast Turning the Tides Club beach clean up, 9 a.m., Auke Village Recreational Area. Details: Laura, 796-6517.

Bartlett Dads Play Group, 9-11 a.m., REACH, 213 Third St. For fathers and their children ages 0-3. No need to register. Details:796-8975.

Litter Free annual spring clean up, 9 a.m.-noon, Foodland, Alaskan and Proud, Douglas Fire Hall, Western Auto, Nugget Mall, Superbear, Duck Creek Market and Auke Bay Elementary School. Details: 789-3894.

AARP driver safety course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 586-2493.

Blessing of the Fleet dedication of names, 10 a.m., Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial in front of the Twisted Fish Restaurant. With community free brunch and reception to follow. Details: Tom, 586-4016.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Public Health Center. Details: 789-8884.

Juneau Rotary food bank drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Alaskan and Proud market. Details: Shad, 209-0955.

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